At the recent inaugural session of the Global Gender Summit, hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the organisation's president, Akinwumi Adesina, called for greater access to finance for African women...
29 Nov 2019
Global customer engagement company Clickatell, together with several banks across Africa, are set to roll out their chat banking capabilities on WhatsApp across the African continent...
1 Aug 2018
The United Bank of Africa (UBA) Cameroon has won the Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year award at the Prepaid Summit Middle East event which was recently held in Dubai...
16 Apr 2015
South Africa is not only a competitive mobile money market, but is a good representation of the different business models that are transpiring from banks, mobile network operators, third party operators, social media and online retailers and payment providers. This is according to Sonum Puri, programme director of Mobile Money Africa, an annual industry gathering on the continent, taking place on 15-16 May 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
19 Mar 2012
Airtel Ghana, last week, re-launched its mobile money platform, under a new brand name Airtel Money, which has been positioned to provide customers with an efficient alternative to cash transactions and provide millions of Ghanaians with access to banking services for the first time.
19 Dec 2011
The African Banker Awards have released the shortlist of nominees for the 2011 competition. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on the 23rd September in Washington DC, during the World Bank/IMF meetings.
26 Aug 2011
MTN Nigeria says it has signed loan agreements to the value of US$2.15 billion with 17 banks to enable the company to further expand its network.
14 Jun 2010
10 Mar 2008
CNN has announced its first week-long focus on Africa with the official launch of 'Eye on Africa' in Johannesburg yesterday, 12 July 2006. The week of broadcast programming from Africa will spotlight current developments, including the good news stories taking place across the African continent. The aim is to provide international viewers with a comprehensive view on the emerging Africa and the potential for hope on the continent.
Louise Marsland 12 Jul 2006